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Foods and beverages served by PUSD Food and Nutrition follow federal, state, and local nutrition requirements based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA MyPlate food guide. Meals are planned, prepared, and served by a team of qualified child nutrition professionals, including a registered dietitian.
School lunch is offered at every school and follows the meal pattern of the National School Lunch Program. The school lunch meal includes choice of entree, a variety of fruits and vegetables, and choice of milk.
The School Breakfast Program is offered at eight schools: Los Penasquitos ES, Midland ES, Pomerado ES, Valley ES, Meadowbrook MS, Mt. Carmel HS, Poway HS, and Westview HS.
In addition to complete school meals, a la carte foods and beverages ("Smart Snacks") are available for purchase at middle and high schools.
Nutrients and the 8 most common food allergens may be viewed by clicking on menu items from the interactive menus posted below. All information is based on documentation provided to PUSD by its suppliers, and is current to the best of our knowledge. While the Food and Nutrition Department makes every effort to serve menus as published, vendors occasionally change ingredients or make substitutions without advance notice.
In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
"This institution is an equal opportunity provider."